Kyowa Kirin Signs Two Agreement with Ardelyx to Expand its Existing Partnership

Kyowa Kirin Signs Two Agreement with Ardelyx to Expand its Existing Partnership

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  • As per the first agreement, Ardelyx to receive $10M for research and is eligible to receive ~10.5M upfront and up to $500M as development & commercialization milestone and will execute research in collaboration with Kyowa Kirin for only two targets
  • Following the end of the research period, Kyowa Kirin to get an option to license any candidates for the development & commercialization in selected territories. Ardelyx will receive $20M as equity investment from Kyowa Kirin for its 2,873,563 shares at $6.96/share, under the second agreement
  •  In Nov’2017, Ardelyx and Kyowa Kirin collaborated to develop & commercialize Tenapanor for cardiorenal diseases, including hyperphosphatemia in Japan which granted Kyowa Kirin an exclusive right to develop & commercialize Tenapanor in Japan

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